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University of Miami Athletics

Tiara McMinn

position

Hurdles

Class

Junior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Jackson

2018 Indoor: Was the top collegiate finisher in 60m hurdles at UAB Blazer Invitational, placing third with a time of 8.49 seconds…Member of 4x400m relay team that finished fourth at UAB Blazer Invitational with a time of 3:44.87…Finished seventh in the women’s high jump at the UAB Blazer Invitational with a mark of 1.64m…Placed second in the 60m hurdles at the Red Raider Open, posting a personal-best time of 8.32 seconds…Was seventh in the high jump at the Red Raider Open with a mark of 1.68m…Won Heat 1 of the women’s 60m hurdles at the Power 5 Invitational with a time of 8.40 seconds to earn an automatic qualifying spot in the final…Finished third in the women’s 60m hurdles final at the Power 5 Invitational with a personal-best time of 8.30 seconds…Finished fifth in Semifinal 2 of the women’s 60m hurdles at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 8.38 seconds…Won Heat 5 of the women’s 4x400m with a time of 3:46.01 and placed 13th overall at the Tiger Paw Invitational…Cleared 1.65m in the high jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational…finished third in the women’s 60m hurdles final with a personal best time of 8.17 seconds, earning the freshman a bronze medal in her first ACC Indoor Championships after winning Heat 2 with a time of 8.22 on her birthday.

McMinn is another Miami native who is staying home for college, coming to Coral Gables from Miami Jackson Senior High School. A first team All-Dade selection, McMinn was the Florida state champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and high jump in both 2016 and 2017. She was also the 2017 Dade County Youth Fair meet champion in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and high jump. McMinn comes to Miami with personal-bests of 5’10” (1.80 meters) in the high jump, 13.72 seconds in the 100m hurdles and 41.50 seconds in the 300m hurdles. McMinn ranked eighth in High Jump and tenth in 300m Hurdles in the final girl’s all-class high school national ranking.